Category Archives: Film musings

Raiding the Archives: Milk of Sorrow

Apparently there are going to only three installments of me raiding the archives because I overestimated how much I have actually written. I do have things to catch up on writing about though WOO! The Milk of Sorrow is simply … Continue reading

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School Daze (1988)

I was thinking about a movie to write about today and I was advised to do School Daze which is a fantastic recommendation as I haven’t really said anything about Spike Lee’s films in damn near a year now. School Daze … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Sex

And there we have the opening to one of my favorite films of all time, Betty Blue. It begins with a static shot of Betty and Zorg making love for several minutes. The director, Jean-Jacques Beineixis, still confused to this … Continue reading

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Re-education of Young Black Men

I was originally goes to write about the film Nothing But a Man because I strongly believe that it should be mandatory viewing for all young black males. I checked through my entries when I vaguely remembered comparing it to another … Continue reading

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So what do I like?

This seems like a very basic thing to address that I actually haven’t gotten around to and has just not occurred to me. First I should address the title, which is Vagabond Cinema, I had originally intended to only write about movies … Continue reading

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The Art of the Truth

I recently got into a discussion about the documentary Lake of Fire and the issue of being biased. For those who have not heard of or seen Lake of Fire, it is a film that gives both points of view about the … Continue reading

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Black Cinema, a work in progress

Much is usually made about the absence of black cinema from the local/mainstream theaters and the only thing that is being released are Tyler Perry films but there is in fact a good number, and quality, of independent black films … Continue reading

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